Mr. Petravicius combines his deep knowledge of IP and technology with his significant experience as a transactional lawyer to provide his clients with practical, business-oriented advice. Being a member of the Firm’s Corporate Department enables him to work seamlessly with other corporate attorneys on matters in which they are involved. His strong IP background enables him to add substantial value to transactions involving IP and technology. Before focusing on transactional work, Mr. Petravicius was an IP litigator and worked on several significant patent infringement cases that went to jury trial. This experience adds valuable perspective to Mr. Petravicius’ transactional and counseling practice.
Mr. Petravicius frequently speaks on topics relating to intellectual property and technology, including: Patent Issues in M & A Transactions, Practising Law Institute (June 2008); Handling IP Issues in Business Transactions, Practising Law Institute (April 2008); Da Vinci’s Other Code: Deciphering the Secrets to Successfully Licensing Critical IP, IQPC Licensing Summit (August 2006); Sarbanes-Oxley and Your Company’s IP, InsideCounsel SuperConference (April 2006); Outsourcing: How to Structure a Successful Long-Term Relationship, TechLaw Fall International CLE Session (October 2004); Negotiating Strategic Alliances: Do You Know Where Your IP Is?, Annual Meeting of Licensing Executives Society (LES) (October 2004); Top 10 Mistakes in License Agreements, AIPLA Annual Meeting (October 2004); Top 10 Mistakes in License Agreements, Montreal Local Chapter of LES (February 2004); Top 11 1/2 Mistakes in License Agreements, Annual Meeting of LES; Negotiating Strategic Alliances: Do you Know Where Your IP Is?, The 2003 Midwest Intellectual Property Institute (September 2003); Negotiating Strategic Alliances, Boston Chapter of the Association of Strategic Alliance Professionals (September 2002); Negotiating Alliance Agreements, Kellogg Graduate School of Management (May 2002); Negotiating Alliance Agreements, Alliance Summit 2002, Association of Strategic Alliance Professionals (March 2002), Strategic Alliances, Guest Lecturer, John Marshall Law School (March 2000).